Tag: awards

LARIA Research Impact Awards 2019 – Winners

The winners of the LARIA Research Impact Awards were announced on the 14th May 2019 at the LARIA Conference in Birmingham. They are the only awards specifically designed to showcase the work of those researching local areas. We welcome entries …

Award Winner 2019 – Kirklees Council

Don’t Stop Believing: Using Animation for Better Communication

Summary

Last year, the Kirklees Public Health Intelligence (PHI) team carried out a survey of year 9 students (aged 13 and 14) to gain valuable insight into life as a teenager, including …

Award Winner 2019 – Oxfordshire County Council / Thames Valley Police

Community Impact Zones: Stronger Families/Safer Communities

Summary

Local councils, the police and health services combined data to identify wards where outcomes are worse than surrounding areas. This used nationally published data e.g. deprivation, nationally submitted but not published data e.g. …

Award Winner 2019 – Worcestershire County Council

Predicting self-funder pick-ups

Summary

Self-funder pick-ups are where someone was funding their own social care, but deplete their assets to the point where they become eligible for council funding. Signposting to relevant community based services and provision of information and …

Award Winner 2019 – Cambridgeshire County Council

Crime and Community Safety: Yaxley Area Profile

Summary

The Huntingdonshire Community Safety Partnership needed to understand the underlying socio-economic factors contributing to poor levels of Community Safety in the Yaxley area compared to elsewhere. What was the existing service provision …

Award Winner 2018 – Manchester City Council

Best use of social care or health research: Manchester City Council

Evaluation of Manchester’s Community Assessment Support Service (CASS)

Summary

The research evidenced how designing services to fit how people use them instead of within traditional organisation structures can deliver …

Award Winner 2018 – Wirral Council

Best Use of Local Area Research: Wirral Council

Using the principles of Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis to prioritise areas which would benefit most from a Selective Licensing scheme in Wirral

Summary

Frontline services in Wirral have struggled for decades to …

Award Winner 2018 – Essex County Council

Best Use of Data: Essex County Council

Multi-agency geo-mapping of gangs and child exploitation

Summary

The entry shows the power of joint insight. Using existing data, in a joined up way across organisations, rather than silos to develop a local …

Award Winner 2018 – Birmingham City Council

Most engaging communication of local area research – Birmingham City Council

Annual Research Seminar Series (5th Year)

Summary

The seminar has been recognised locally as a forum for raising awareness of research within the local authority and also an opportunity …

LARIA Research Impact Awards 2018 – Winners

The winners of the LARIA Research Impact Awards were announced on the 22nd May 2018 at the LARIA Conference in Chester. They are the only awards specifically designed to showcase the work of those researching local areas. We welcome entries …

LARIA Research Impact Award Winners 2016

The LARIA Research Impact Awards recognise the impact of research as a local level and showcase the very best work of our members. The winners were announced on the first day of the LARIA Conference at our awards dinner.

Best …

LARIA North West 26 October 2017 – summary of event

On Thursday 26 October, Manchester City Council hosted a LARIA North West event to allow local shortlisted and winning entries to the 2017 LARIA Research Impact Awards showcase their work, and a session from Public Health England.

Most engaging presentation …

Award Winner 2017: Essex County Council – From monster mother to local leader

Most engaging presentation of local area research

Essex County Council – From monster mother to local leader

Summary

This project has achieved real impact by engaging decision makers and practitioners through innovative presentation of local area research to coproduce an …

Award Winner 2017: Britain Thinks and Healthy London Partnership – The Great Weight Debate

Best use of social care or health research

Britain Thinks and Healthy London Partnership – The Great Weight Debate

Summary

London’s childhood obesity epidemic is a public health crisis.

Tackling this crisis will require engaging both policy experts and the …

Award Winner 2017: Lancashire Community Safety Partnership

Best use of community safety or policing research

Lancashire Community Safety Partnership: Lancashire County Council and Lancashire Constabulary: Understanding of complex anti-social behaviour cases including cases presented at partner risk assessment conference (ASBRAC)

Summary

The volume of recorded anti-social behaviour …